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REFUGEE CHILDREN IN AMERICA: Lost and...

As politicians in Washington haggle over the future of our immigration policies,  there is one group of immigrants that desperately needs assistance: refugee children. Imagine being forced to flee from your home and the chaos that would ensue as you resettle into a new country with a new language that you don’t understand. The weight of the [...]

From Chaos to Calm

From Chaos to Calm
  By Kate Miller, Manager of Counseling Services Imagine that you are out in the depths of the ocean in a small wooden boat. You are rocked from side to side and the mammoth ocean threatens to swallow you whole. Eventually, the boat starts to drift towards the shore and finally you reach land. Even though you are safe and sound you find [...]

Our Foundation

Our Foundation
By Stuart Scott – Marketing/Public Relations Intern   As some of you may know, our mission here at Heart House is to provide three things to the at-risk youth of Vickery Meadow – safety, education and opportunity. While it may not seem like it, each one of these items is equally important to the future of a child. Think about it: i [...]

4 Ways Refugees Can Inspire You (Seri...

4 Ways Refugees Can Inspire You (Series Part 2/2)
By Ashley Scarbrough – Guest Blogger Ashley Scarbrough is a professional wedding and portrait photographer, as well as a photojournalist. She has traveled all over the world – across Europe, Latin America, and Central America. Through her writing and her photography, she works to tell the stories of those often forgotten or over [...]

Survival of the Fittest: The Journey ...

Survival of the Fittest: The Journey of Refugees (Series Part 1/2)
By Ashley Scarbrough – Guest Blogger Ashley Scarbrough is a professional wedding and portrait photographer, as well as a photojournalist. She has traveled all over the world – across Europe, Latin America, and Central America.   Through her writing and her photography, she works to tell the stories of those often forgotten [...]